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Sitting on Cats

I will be cat sitting for the next seven days at the home of a friend. She has lovely cats - one whose nose gets pinker when he's really excited. Her home is also very light and airy and I'm looking forward to some down time. I'll be needle felting and petting cats and possibly sleeping very well considering MY cats will not be there to wake me up throughout the night.

I realized last night that I need to seriously learn how to sew. I cannot do even basic stitches without it looking frumpy, so I think I may invest in a beginner's sewing class. I think it's important to understand these fundamental things - especially if I'm going to expand my art and actually produce some of the works I've imagined. I realize I'm a bit afraid of thread and textiles, but my IMAGINATION for them is wondrous. I have lovely ideas involving fabrics and thread, but no skill to execute those ideas. It's time to change that. I don't need to be afraid of needles and thread.

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